Carlos Dinamarca

Carlos Dinamarca

Associate professor

Faculty of Technology, Natural Sciences and Maritime Sciences
Department of Process, Energy and Environmental Technology
Campus Porsgrunn (E-211)


  • Research in environmental biotechnology, biogas, water cleaning technology.
  • Project leader/advisor
  • Lector, chemistry



  1. Ph.D. Environmental Biotechnology (2010), NTNU, Norway.
  2. M.Sc. Environmental Analysis in Aquaculture (2001)
  3. Civ. Eng. in Aquaculture (1998), Antofagasta University, Chile
  4. B.Sc. in Marine Science (1995), Antofagasta University, Chile


Articles in Journals

  1. Sposob, M., Dinamarca, C., Bakke, R. 2016. Short-term temperature impact on simultaneous   biological nitrogen-sulphur treatment in EGSB reactor. Water Science Technology, 74(7): 1610-1618
  2. Bergland, W.H., Dinamarca, C., Torabzadegan, M., Nordgård, A.S.R., Bakke, I., Bakke, R., 2015. High Rate Manure Supernatant Digestion. Water Research 76, 1-9.
  3. Bergland, W.H., Dinamarca, C., Bakke, R. 2014. Effects of Psychrophilic Storage on Manures as Substrate for Anaerobic Digestion. BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 712197, 8 pages.
  4. Bergland W., Dinamarca C., Rune Bakke. 2014. Efficient Biogas production using the liquid fraction of dairy manure. Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE & PQJ), No.12, ISSN: 2172-038 X.
  5. Dinamarca C. 2014 Anaerobic expanded granular sludge bed (EGSB) reactor for the removal of sulphide with NO3- as electron acceptor. Int. J. Energy and Environment, 5(1):111-118.
  6. Dinamarca C., Bakke R. 2012. Simultaneous hydrogen production and consumption in anaerobic mixed culture fermentation. Int. J. Energy and Environment, 3(3):323-332.
  7. Dinamarca C., Bakke R. 2011. Process parameters affecting the sustainability of fermentative hydrogen production: A short-review. Int. J. Energy and Environment, 2(6):1067-1078.
  8. Dinamarca C., Gañán M., Jingxuan Liu, Bakke R. 2011. H2 consumption by anaerobic non-methanogenic mixed cultures. Water Science Technology, 63(8):1582-9.
  9. Dinamarca C., Bakke, R. 2009. Apparent hydrogen consumption in acid reactors: Observations and Implications. Water Science Technology 59(7):1441-1447.
  10. Saldias C., Sonnenholzner S., Massaut L. 2001. Nitrogen and phosphorous balance in shrimp ponds production. El Mundo Acuícola 8(1):17-19.

Articles in Proceedings/conference expositions

  1. Sposob, M., Dinamarca, C., Bakke, R. 2016. Temperature impact on autotrophic sludge bed sulphide oxidation. The 13th IWA conference on water and wastewater technologies 13-16 June, Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.
  2. Bergland, W.H., Dinamarca, C., Bakke, R., 2015. Temperature effects in Anaerobic Digestion Modeling. In proceedings of SIMS 2015 the 56nd International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society.
  3. Bergland W., Botheju D., Dinamarca C. and Bakke R. 2011. Considering culture adaptations to high ammonia concentration in ADM1. In proceedings of the 52. SIMS Conference on Simulation and Modeling, SIMS 2011, Mälardalen U. Sweden.
  4. Botheju D., Li Y., Hovland J., Risberg T., Haugen H.A., Dinamarca C. Bakke R. 2010. Biogasification of waste monoethanolamine generated in post combustion CO2 capture. In: Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Gas Processing Symposium, 11- 14 Jan. 2010, Doha, Qatar.
  5. Botheju D., Li Y., Hovland J., Risberg T., Haugen H.A. Dinamarca, C. and Bakke R. 2009. "Oxygenated Anaerobic Treatment of Amine Wastes Generated in Post-combustion CO2 Capture", 5th Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage, Trondheim, June 16-17.
  6. Dinamarca C., Bakke, R. 2008. Hydrogen consumption in bio-hydrogen process modeling. In proceedings of the 49th Scandinavian Conference on Simulation and Modeling.
  7. Chen Zhiqiang, R. Bakke, C. Dinamarca and Wu Wenjun. 2007. A simple two-stage anaerobic digestion process consisting of a leach-bed and a biogas reactor used for treating agriculture organic waste. Oral Pres. 3. Int. Green Energy Conf., Wästerås, Sweden.
  8. Stjernholm H., Dinamarca C., Botheju D. and Bakke R. 2007. Liquid extraction of substrate from manure for efficient biogas generation. Proceedings. Oral Pres. Eco-Tech 2007 conf., Kalmar, Sweden.
  9. Dinamarca, C., Bakke R. 2006. Challenges in hydrogen production fermentations processes. In proceedings 6th EcoBaltica conf., St.Petersburg, Russia.
  10. Rathnasiri P.G., Dinamarca C. and Bakke R. 2005. Membrane controlled micro-aeration in digesters. Proceedings Baltic Biorefinery Symposium. Aalborg University Esbjerg, Denmark.
  11. Massaut L., Saldias C., Sonnenholzner S. 2002. Effluent, nutrient budget and management practices in shrimp ponds of Ecuador. Abstracts, World Aquaculture 2002, Beijing, China.
  12. Massaut L., Sonnenholzner S., Saldias C., Calderón J., and Boyd C.E. 2001. Case Study of Ecuadorian Shrimp Farming III: Farm Management and Concentration of Potential Pollutants in Effluents. Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific/World Bank, Bangkok, Thailand. 55pp.
  13. Saldias C., Jorquera M., Riquelme C. 1999. Bacterial (Vibrio) Tolerance to Copper in Northern Scallops (Argopecten purpuratus) Tissue in the North and Central Zone of Chile. Book of Abstracts: XIX Congress of Marine Sciences, Antofagasta, Chile.

Other publications

  1. Saldias C., Vissers I. 2000. Basic Manual of Semi-Intensive and Intensive Shrimp Culture. Foundation Cenaim-Espol. VVOB. 46pp. (In Spanish).